Civil Engineering - Steel Structure Design - Discussion

6. 

In plastic analysis, the shape factor for circular sections, is

[A]. 1.5
[B]. 1.6
[C]. 1.697
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Sai Charan said: (Apr 19, 2015)  
Shape Factor = Plastic Section Modulus/Elastic Section Modulus.

Shape Factor = Zp/Zy.

Abhishek Bhardwaj said: (Jun 2, 2015)  
zp = A/2*(y1 +y2)y1 = 2d/3pi = y2 pi = 3.14

zy = (pi*d^3)/32 S.F = 1.7.

Puja said: (Aug 9, 2015)  
Only for circular. Please mention other too.

Ganesh said: (Oct 24, 2015)  
Rectangular = 1.5.

Circular = 1.69.

Diamond 2.

In section 1.15.

Mandeep Kumar said: (Nov 18, 2015)  
Diamond = 2.

Round = 1.7.

Circular = 1.697.

Rectangle = 1.5.

Tube = 1.27.

I-section = 1.14.

Vaibhav said: (Feb 21, 2017)  
For Triangle - 2.343.

Chhaya said: (Apr 28, 2017)  
Thanks @Mandeep & @Vaibhav.

Umesh said: (Dec 19, 2020)  
Thanks @Mandeep & @Vaibhav.

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